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Friday, January 5th, 2018

By Emily Stock Seven Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada have split, 4-3, on whether an auditor owes the audited company (and its creditors/shareholders) a duty of care, and the analysis of the scope of such duty. The test for duty of care in Canada, referred to as the Anns test, requires the Court […]

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Friday, November 24th, 2017

Clarence Lui was recently interviewed by the Law Times on the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Usanovic v. Penncorp Life Insurance Company: Ontario court finds disability claim was time-barred (Law Times, November 13, 2017) http://www.lawtimesnews.com/author/michael-mckiernan/ontario-court-finds-disability-claim-was-time-barred-14910/    

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Friday, September 23rd, 2016

By Michelle Fan In litigation, it is often liability insurers that “hold the purse strings”, so to speak. When faced with a difficult or impecunious defendant, plaintiffs have tried to involve the defendant’s insurer in the litigation, or have even tried to  side-step the insured defendant entirely and solely pursue the insurer as defendant. Such […]

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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Christopher Reain will be speaking at this full day program in Toronto on November 10, 2015, which addresses the effective handling of subrogation claims.  To find out more details and register, visit this CDL website.  

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Friday, September 25th, 2015

The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program has provided hot and healthy community meals to Toronto residents in need since 1998. This important year-round program fills a critical need in the city by providing four hot meals each week to those in need (approximately 60,000 meals a year). The program is made possible by generous […]

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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Monaghan Reain Lui Taylor LLP is passionate about giving back to the community.  This year the firm has sponsored the Michael Mutcheson Memorial Trust Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on August 20, 2015 at Angus Glen.  The Michael Mutcheson Memorial Trust Fund, established in memory of Mike Mutcheson, was started in 1996 and has received […]

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

By Patrick J. Monaghan Does the implied undertaking rule apply to surveillance evidence in the possession of the accident benefit insurer? When the defence of a tort action leads, as it often does, to the issue of the credibility of the plaintiff, nothing quite answers the bell for the tort defendant as well as quality […]

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Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Patrick J. Monaghan was interviewed by the Law Times on the impact of the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Tamminga v Tamminga:  Appeal Court Rejects Jurisdiction for Accident in Alberta (Law Times, October 6, 2014)

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